stevej60 Posted 5 November , 2013 Share Posted 5 November , 2013 Sorry if this question has been asked before but would an army number give a clue to the date of enlistment,My relative was James Kirton 2nd bn.Welch regiment his number was 43217,there is evidence that he enlisted in the Tyneside Irish and after a few occasions of going AWOL during 1915 was possibly discharged,However I have seen on a now lost on line source that he enlisted in Cardiff in 1914.He was kia on 8th November 1917.His photograph is on ancestry in a Gateshead war honours scrapbook I have seen it using my libraries access but was unable to get any kind of copy any suggestion on how to would be appreciated.Steve. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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